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Art at the Manor

Wed 09 Oct 2019

Art at the Manor

Courtyard Arts has joined forces with Hanbury Manor Hotel & Country Club to create a new showcase for contemporary art. Artworks are now on display throughout the prestigious Hanbury Manor venue near Ware. Guest and v.....Read more

Chris Longden - Fiction Novelist of the Year (Huddersfield Lass)

Tue 08 Oct 2019

Chris Longden - Fiction Novelist of the Year (Huddersfield Lass)

Christina Longden, Robert’s great x 3 granddaughter and author of both of the new books about him has received an award. Named ‘Fiction Novelist of the Year’, in the 2019 Northern Enterprise Awards, Chris comments: “Thi.....Read more

Playful Huddersfield has landed!

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Playful Huddersfield has landed!

The Playbox has landed in Huddersfield Town Centre! Playful Anywhere has been commissioned by Kirklees Council to carry out a community engagement programme called Playful Huddersfield. They would like to find out.....Read more

Have your Say on Arts Council England 10 year strategy

Thu 01 Aug 2019

Have your Say on Arts Council England 10 year strategy

Arts Council England plan to publish their next 10-year strategy - this will shape how they deliver their development, advocacy and investment approach for the next decade from April 2020. They have developed a draft.....Read more

Do you work with adults who are lonely or isolated?

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Do you work with adults who are lonely or isolated?

If you do, would you share some details to be part of a countywide strategy to tackle loneliness? Hertfordshire County Council is joining up examples of existing work or activities around the county that target people.....Read more

Huddersfield set to become world-class hub for music

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Huddersfield set to become world-class hub for music

Kirklees Council in partnership with the University of Huddersfield and a number of music organisations, festivals, independent venues, a record shop and a label, have come together in a Music Group to set out an ambitio.....Read more

ACE pledges £1.5m to grassroots music venues

Mon 20 May 2019

ACE pledges £1.5m to grassroots music venues

Grassroots music venues and promoters received a welcome boost when Arts Council England (ACE) pledged funding of £1.5m to support them. The money will come through ACE’s National Lottery Project Grants, and the funde.....Read more

Arts Council England - Shaping the next ten years

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Arts Council England - Shaping the next ten years

Arts Council England have published a draft strategy 2020-30, setting out a proposed vision and outcomes for the next ten years. An online consultation on the draft strategy 2020-2030 will open from 1 July to 23 Septe.....Read more

Leeds to be home of the UK's first Centre of Cultural Value

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Leeds to be home of the UK's first Centre of Cultural Value

The new Centre for Cultural value, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Arts Council England, will be based at the University of Leeds. The centre will focus on the role of arts .....Read more

The Huddersfield Masterplan Shop

Tue 30 Jul 2019

The Huddersfield Masterplan Shop

There is now a shop on the Piazza where you can go in and see the full plan for the Huddersfield Blueprint and talk to others to find out more information. One of the biggest transformation plans for Huddersfield tow.....Read more

Can you help our young people?

Mon 01 Jul 2019

Can you help our young people?

Can you help young Producers bring their ideas to life? Pledge today: crowdfunder.co.uk/paper-peace A team of 48 young producers aged 18 to 25 around the country have been working for a year on training and heritage p.....Read more

Fettle on Children's BBC Newsround

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Fettle on Children's BBC Newsround

Fettle Animation based in Marsden, has worked with broadcast journalists Sameena Misbahuddin and Nora Fakim from Children's BBC Newsround and BBC Africa What's New on a series of engaging short films about what it's lik.....Read more

Open every Saturday 10am-4pm

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Open every Saturday 10am-4pm

In addition to our normal workshop hours we also open every Saturday from 10am-4pm for visitors to browse, purchase and get inspired. Always half our online prices for in person purchases. We had over 60 visitors last S.....Read more

Survey: Working in the Arts & Mental Wellbeing

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Survey: Working in the Arts & Mental Wellbeing

On the flip side of the studies and headlines articulating how powerful and positive art can be for mental health, there’s a dark underbelly of the stresses and neglect of mental health in the arts. Does the system fail .....Read more

My Story – co-production at its very best

Wed 10 Jul 2019

My Story – co-production at its very best

Funded by Arts Council England and Hertfordshire County Council Hertfordshire Libraries , YC Hertfordshire and Nysa Projects presents My Story - Aged 16+ and interested in developing artistic skills in, drama,music, pai.....Read more

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